Bosnia-Herzegovina

Kosovo Albanian children hold pictures of relatives killed during the Kosovo war, as they mark the 15th anniversary of the massacre in the village of Izbica on March 28, 2014. (AFP file photo)

On independence day, Kosovo remembers painful past, imagines a brighter future

  • More than 100 countries have recognized Kosovo since it declared its independence from Serbia on Feb. 17, 2008
  • Both regionally and internally, the leadership faces great challenges even as it sees opportunities for change
By EMINA OSMANDZIKOVIC ·